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PPP dual-citizenship MPs to resign, Adrian Anamayah will not renounce US nationality

PPP ‘s Adrian Anamayah and Oppostion Leader Bharrat Jagdeo

said his People’s Progressive Party Civic (PPPC) Members of Parliament (MPs), who are holders of dual citizenship, would be resigning and only one of them has informed that he would not be renouncing his American citizenship.

Jagdeo said that person is backbencher, Attorney-at-law Adrian Anamayah. “He has explained to me that there are family obligations and other issues so he will not renounce because of those commitments…,” he said.            Preview (opens in a new tab) Continue reading

“Assaulted” Presiding Officer plans to go through with matter

“Assaulted” Presiding Officer plans to go through with matter

NOVEMBER 30, 2011 | BY KNEWS |

Presiding Officer, Onika Beckles, who claims to have been assaulted by People’s Progressive Party Candidate Odinga Lumumba on Monday last says she plans on following through with the matter.

Beckles told Kaieteur News that she has given a statement and submitted a medical form to the officers at the East La Penitence Police Station.  Continue reading

Sporadic glitches taint voting in the city

Sporadic glitches taint voting in the city

NOVEMBER 29, 2011 | Kaieteur News

A Presiding Officer, Onika Beckles, was forced to call in the police at an Aubrey Barker Road Polling Station after she was admittedly shoved against a wall by People’s Progressive Party Civic (PPP/C) Candidate Odinga Lumumba who also verbally abused the young woman.

Lumumba also grabbed the camera phone from an Election Assistance Bureau (EAB) observer who began recording the altercation and threw it to the floor destroying it in the process.
An angry Lumumba subsequently apologized to the election observer and offered to replace the phone saying that he was angry at the time.   Continue reading

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